Yankees vs Blue Jays: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 4, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 4, 2021

The New York Yankees (1-1) and the Toronto Blue Jays (1-1) play on Sunday at 1:05 PM ET to break a 1-1 series tie. The Yankees are favored (-175) to win the contest against the Blue Jays (+145). New York’s Domingo German gets the start against Toronto’s T.J. Zeuch.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 4, 2021, 3:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Yankees vs Blue Jays Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

The probable pitchers for both teams have not made a start this season. Here are their stats from last season:

Germán (NYY) Pitcher Zeuch (TOR)
0 – 0 W/L 1 – 0
0.0 IP 11.1
0.00 ERA 1.59
0.000 WHIP 1.150
0 K/9 2.4
0 BB/9 3.2

Yankees Probable Starter Domingo Germán

  • German will start for the Yankees, his first this season.
  • It’s the first appearance this season for the 28-year-old righty, and his first outing in more than a year.
  • Germán never pitched as a moneyline favorite a season ago.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 4, 2021 at 6:09 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Blue Jays Stats vs Germán

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. 10 .300 3 0 2 .300 .600
Marcus Semien 9 .444 4 0 1 .444 1.111
Teoscar Hernández 8 .250 2 0 1 .400 .650
Randal Grichuk 8 .000 0 0 0 .111 .111
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 5 .200 1 0 0 .200 .600
Cavan Biggio 4 .000 0 0 0 .200 .200
Danny Jansen 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Bo Bichette 3 .333 1 1 2 .333 1.666
Joe Panik 3 .333 1 0 1 .333 .666
Jonathan Davis 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Blue Jays Probable Starter T.J. Zeuch

  • Zeuch gets the nod for the Blue Jays and will make his first start of the season.
  • The 25-year-old righty last pitched Saturday, Sept. 26 against the Orioles, tossing five scoreless innings as the starter.
  • Zeuch and his team went 1-1 when he pitched and they were the moneyline underdog.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 4, 2021 at 6:09 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Yankees Stats vs Zeuch

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Gleyber Torres 6 .167 1 0 0 .286 .619
Gio Urshela 6 .000 0 0 1 .000 .000
Clint Frazier 5 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Aaron Judge 5 .200 1 0 0 .333 .733
Giancarlo Stanton 5 .400 2 0 1 .400 1.000
Tyler Wade 4 .250 1 0 0 .250 .500
Brett Gardner 4 .500 2 0 0 .714 1.214
DJ LeMahieu 4 .500 2 0 1 .600 1.350
Gary Sánchez 3 .333 1 1 1 .333 1.666
Aaron Hicks 3 .667 2 0 0 .750 1.750

Yankees Betting Trends

  • Last season the Yankees were the fourth-highest scoring team in baseball averaging 5.3 runs per game (315 total).
  • The Yankees finished with a 30-17 record in games they were favored on the moneyline last season (winning 63.8% of those games).
  • When playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -175 or shorter, New York had a record of 18-7 (72%).
  • New York played in 54 games with a set over/under, and combined with its opponents to go over the total 26 times (26-26-2).

Blue Jays Betting Trends

  • Last season, the Blue Jays won 14 out of the 31 games, or 45.2%, in which they were the underdog.
  • Toronto had a record of 3-7 in games where oddsmakers had them as underogs of at least +145 on the moneyline.
  • Toronto and its opponents hit the over in 27 of their 56 games with a total last season.

Yankees Players to Watch

  • DJ LeMahieu had a batting average of .364 with 71 total hits last season.
  • Among the qualified hitters in MLB, LeMahieu ranked fifth in hits (71), first in BA (.364), and third in OBP (.421).
  • Gio Urshela was productive with 30 RBI while picking up 45 hits.

Yankees Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
DJ LeMahieu 195 .364 41 10 27 .421 1.011
Aaron Hicks 169 .225 28 6 21 .376 .790
Gary Sánchez 156 .147 19 10 24 .253 .618
Gio Urshela 151 .298 24 6 30 .368 .858
Gleyber Torres 136 .243 17 3 16 .356 .724
Clint Frazier 131 .267 24 8 26 .394 .905
Brett Gardner 130 .223 20 5 15 .354 .746
Aaron Judge 101 .257 23 9 22 .336 .890
Jay Bruce 96 .198 11 6 14 .245 .714
Mike Tauchman 95 .242 18 0 14 .324 .629

Blue Jays Players to Watch

  • Lourdes Gurriel Jr. finished with a .308 average, 11 home runs and 33 RBI last season.
  • Gurriel ranked 17th in hits (64), 16th in BA (.308), and 19th in SLG (.534) among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Teoscar Hernandez slugged 16 long balls while driving in 34 runs.
  • Among qualified hitters, Hernandez ranked seventh in HR in the league.

Blue Jays Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 221 .262 34 9 33 .326 .788
Cavan Biggio 220 .250 41 8 28 .375 .807
Randal Grichuk 216 .273 38 12 35 .309 .790
Marcus Semien 211 .223 28 7 23 .305 .679
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. 208 .308 28 11 33 .348 .882
Teoscar Hernández 190 .289 33 16 34 .340 .919
Bo Bichette 123 .301 18 5 23 .323 .835
Danny Jansen 120 .183 18 6 20 .313 .671
Joe Panik 120 .225 18 1 7 .340 .640
Rowdy Tellez 113 .283 20 8 23 .341 .881

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